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Deep dish bacon and vegetable tart

8
7
5
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
1 hr 40 min
Prep
30 min
Cook
1 hr 10 min
Serves
6
Difficulty
Moderate
Our deep dish tart is chock-full of fresh spring vegetables, cheesy goodness and layers of golden filo pastry making it a guaranteed crowd pleaser.

Ingredients

orange sweet potato (kumara)

500 g, (kumara), cut into 3cm pieces

asparagus

1 bunch(es), cut into 3cm lengths

olive oil

1 tbs

Hans 98% Fat Free Short Cut Bacon

125 g, chopped

brown onion

1 large, chopped

red capsicum

1 large, chopped

uncooked filo pastry

8 sheet(s)

fresh basil

½ cup(s), coarsely chopped

reduced-fat ricotta cheese

100 g, crumbled

grated parmesan cheese

¼ cup(s), (20g)

egg(s)

6 medium, lightly beaten

oil spray

8 x 3 second spray(s)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 180°c. Lightly spray a 22cm (base measurement) springform pan with oil. Steam the sweet potato over boiling water for 5 minutes or until just tender. add the asparagus for the last 2 minutes of cooking.
  2. Heat the oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Cook the bacon for 5 minutes or until starting to brown. Add the onion and capsicum and cook for a further 5 minutes or until softened. Set aside to cool.
  3. Place 1 sheet of filo on a flat surface and lightly spray with oil. Top with another sheet, turned at a 45-degree angle, and lightly spray with oil. Repeat with the remaining filo to make a star shape. Transfer to the prepared pan.
  4. Combine the vegetables, bacon mixture, basil, ricotta and parmesan in a bowl and transfer into the pastry case. Pour the egg over the filling. Slightly scrunch the overhanging pastry to make the walls of the pie. Place on a baking tray. Bake for 55 minutes or until golden brown and set.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: Salad of baby spinach and halved grape tomatoes.

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